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Hear why Rainbow Family members are gathering in Lumpkin County forest

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Thousands of people are expected to travel from all over the nation to the Bull Mountain area of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, a quick 10-minute drive outside of Dahlonega, to live, love, pray, heal, serve and witness the creation of a community at the Rainbow Family National Gathering. 

Each year since 1972 the Rainbow Family of Living Light – a shifting, leaderless, collective group – has come together in a different national forest to grow a community and to pray for world peace. The event coincides with the Fourth of July holiday and climaxes on July 4 with a day-long spiritual gathering in the main meadow.